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Jones Joins NBC News as Chief Financial Officer

Mar 28, 2006  •  Post A Comment

NBC News announced Tuesday it has named Adam Jones chief financial officer of the division, effective immediately.

Mr. Jones will report to NBC News President Steve Capus and to NBC Universal Television Group Executive VP and CFO Howard Averill.

“With a continual emphasis on growth and digital expansion, coupled with the demands of our day-to-day and long-term news coverage, this is a critical position, and Adam brings impressive credentials and expertise that will be invaluable,” Mr. Capus said in the announcement.

“His proven ability to manage complex projects and deadlines, coupled with his proactive problem solving approach, makes him a terrific addition to this team,” Mr. Averill said.

Mr. Jones succeeds Catherine Petrello, who was reassigned recently. He was CFO of NBC Universal Global Networks in London for the last three years. Prior to that, he spent four years at PricewaterhouseCoopers and more than nine years at International Management Group.